College Basketball Power Index

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The College Basketball Power Index (BPI) is a measure of team strength that is meant to be the best predictor of performance going forward. BPI represents how many points above or below average a team is. Strength of Record (SOR) is a measure of team accomplishment based on how difficult a team's W-L record is to achieve. Game predictions account for opponent strength, pace of play, site, travel distance, day's rest and altitude, and are used to simulate the season 10,000 times to produce season projections. Numbers update daily.

BPI Leader
Kansas
4-0
SOS Leader
Texas Southern
0-5
SOR Leader
Notre Dame
6-0
NCAAM RPI Leader
Kansas
4-0
RKTEAMCONFW-LBPI RKSOS RKSOR RKRPI RK
1KansasKUBig 124-0121015--
2Wichita StateWICHAmerican4-127834--
3VillanovaVILLBig East5-0323013--
4CincinnatiCINAmerican6-0430922--
5Notre DameNDACC6-051141--
6VirginiaUVAACC5-061616--
7PurduePURBig Ten4-27137109--
8XavierXAVBig East5-082159--
9West VirginiaWVUBig 124-19275111--
10Saint Mary'sSMCWCC5-01030630--
11FloridaFLASEC4-01130133--
12TCUTCUBig 124-01232446--
13Michigan StateMSUBig Ten3-11314769--
14ArizonaARIZPac-123-214132153--
15North CarolinaUNCACC4-01517114--
16GonzagaGONZWCC4-01629231--
17BaylorBAYBig 125-0171768--
18DukeDUKEACC6-0181833--
19MiamiMIAACC4-01930536--
20Virginia TechVTACC4-120321132--
21MinnesotaMINNBig Ten5-0212125--
22Texas TechTTUBig 125-02222211--
23Seton HallHALLBig East4-12322972--
24ProvidencePROVBig East4-12424983--
25MarylandMDBig Ten5-02529724--

Glossary

  • BPI RK: Rank in the Basketball Power Index (BPI) among all Division I teams.
  • SOS RK: Strength of Schedule (SOS) rank among all Division I teams based on how a typical 25th ranked team would do against each team's schedule to date. SOS accounts for the game location, day's rest, travel distance, and high altitude in addition to opponent strength.
  • SOR RK: Rank of Strength of Record (SOR) among all Division I teams. SOR reflects the chance a typical 25th ranked team would have team's record or better, given the schedule on a 0 to 100 scale, where 100 is best.
  • RPI RK: Team's rank in official NCAA Ratings Percentage Index (RPI).

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